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can any doc tell me what's the difference between a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist?

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Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
See below: Medical oncologist treats cancer with chemotherapy drugs, while a radiation oncologist treats cancer with radiation. Many patients see both types of oncologists and fight their cancers receiving both types of therapy.
Answered on Apr 13, 2014

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